Welcome to SLIM
Welcome to SLIM: the S
anager. SLIM is actually two things: a source package manager for
Linux and a GNU/Linux distribution. Read more about it.
SLIM is based on DIY-Linux
Linux From Scratch
SLIM doesn't follow these projects with precision, but it uses their methods
and often their package build instructions to build most packages. For that
reason, SLIM is not a distribution for the masses.
It is meant
as a distribution for experts who are not affraid of configuring an entire
system by themselves.
Latest Package Release
The SLIM packages are released often, but the frequency of the releases is
quite sporadic (sometimes several times a day, or weeks may go by without an
Latest release: Sunday, December 29, 2013 10:51 am MST
X86_X64 support is currently broken. 32-bit works well.
Due to difficulty in keeping up with packages and the latest difficulties in
dealing with KDE requirements, SLIM desktop stuff is grossly outdated. As such,
SLIM is mostly geared toward servers.
SLIM now has full support for KDE 4.2. It also still supports KDE 3.5.10 with
series of packages.